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  • By Achille Ekeu, MBA, CVA

IMPORTANT NEWS: Achille Ekeu, Elected to The Valuation Credentialing Board (VCB) of NACVA

We received the Great News few days ago from the Executive Director of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) Pamela Bailey, that Achille Ekeu, MBA, CVA, President and CEO of The Washington Valuation Group (WVG), who is also the current President of the Maryland/DC Chapter of NACVA, has been Elected by his peers as a Board Member of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts headquartered in Salt-Lake City, Utah.

His election to the Valuation Credentialing Board (VCB) which is one of the most important Boards, second to the Executive Advisory Board (EAB), is an important event in his career as a business valuation Expert, as it demonstrates the TRUST that his peers and the public put in him and his expertise. He is elected for a Three-Year Term and his election will take effect on June 1st, 2018.

Achille Ekeu is an Experienced Valuation Expert, Manager, Executive and Leader who leverages his talent to help bring other Leaders, Executives, Managers, and Valuation Experts together in an effective and creative manner that fosters an environment conducive of great success in organizations. As a former Bank Vice-President, he understands the Value of helping small businesses achieve their dreams, which in turn helps the community they live in thrive for the good of the country.

He is also a Book Author who recently published his first book titled: 30 Frequently Asked Questions In Business Valuation. This book is for Small Business Owners, Attorneys, Business Brokers, and Financial/Wealth Advisors who may not understand what business valuation is and how it may affect the value of their businesses or the businesses they are representing. You can get your copy of the book by clicking here.

The Valuation Credentialing Board Responsibilities

The VCB has direct decision-making responsibility over the CVA certification criteria including: test development; selection of subject matter experts for test development activities; test administration; scoring and grading procedures; eligibility and Experience Requirement; CPE reporting; CPE requirements; and recertification.

The VCB has no direct responsibility for education. The VCB has the authority to review the administrative procedures at NACVA HQ over the testing and recertification processes. VCB directives in these regards are made to the Executive Director. If the Executive Director does not comply, the VCB has the authority to take the matter to a higher level; that being the CEO or Board of Directors.

The VCB, at its discretion, may evaluate other organizations’ testing processes, and evaluate new technology and approaches to testing methodologies in order to maintain the highest quality standards in NACVA’s certification process. The VCB does not have the authority to create a new credential.

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